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Old 03-26-2019, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Jophiel View Post
Doesn't mean much. It's less a who than a what. This isn't a political corruption trial or alleged sexual assault by celebrities, it's a socially charged hate crime (or false hate crime) fiasco with little positive potential outcome.
Making false reports to the police is a serious problem. The legal system needs to make it clear to people that this will have negative consequences to them. And this is the biggest false report to the police story in a long time.

What do Dopers see as the economic consequences for Smollett? To what extent will he be blacklisted by the entertainment industry?